1999: When it all came together

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Steve Waugh's Australians held their nerve in testing conditions to lift the 1999 World Cup in England, while South Africa continued to wrestle with their fate. <br><br> Steve Waugh said the "inner strength" was the key to his team's success after a struggling start. Australia had lost two of their first three matches before winning six out of their next seven matches along with the famous tie in the Semi-Finals.<br><br> The 1996 format of playing quarter-finals straight after the group games was abandoned. Twelve teams were now divided into two groups, with the top three advancing to the Super Six. Each Super Six side carried forward the points gained from matches played against fellow-group qualifiers. (Photo: Getty Images)

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